LOGAN FIELD

The Logan Field has been a great source of coal. Main railroad in Logan County was the C&O (which opened this coalfield in 1904), and in Wyoming County the Virginian. The Eagle, Cedar Grove, 5 Block, and Chilton, among others, are the most important coal seams mined in Logan County. The strongest company was Island Creek Coal Company. Other coal companies have included Guyan Eagle Coal Co., Amherst Coal Co., Elkay Mining, and various Pittston properties. In 1931, the largest group of coal miners in the field were native born white Americans, followed by African Americans, and then Hungarians, Italians, and Poles.


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